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Fepulea’i appointed

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 08:56

Fepulea’i appointed The Samoa Rugby Union (SRU)has announced the appointment of Fepulea’i Selefuti Patu as Head Coach of the Samoa A team.The former Manu Samoa Assistant coach will guide the Samoa A at the upcoming Pacific Rugby Cup Tournament in February and March, this year.

The appointment was confirmed by the SRU in a statement, which said the decision followed interviews with seven other applicants.
SRU Secretary, Fepulea’i Ameperosa Roma confirmed th

at the applicants were locals and most have had experience coaching national rugby teams in the past.But Fepulea’i stood out.

“My focus is to move forward and build on challenges to the development of players towards the next Rugby World Cup. “With the looming PRC championship, this is the best opportunity for international exposure, and the best chance to be tested against Super Franchise teams in New Zealand and Australia.”

The Samoa Rugby Union also confirmed the appointment of Tuala Sila Vaifale as Assistant Coach and Ryan Schuster as Team Manager.Fepulea’i Selefutiwas the PRC Head Coach for Upolu from 2006-2008. 

He had been an Assistant Coach in the Manu Samoa from 2008-2010.Previously, he was involved as a national selector and played key roles in teams like the President's XV, U21,U19,U20, and the Samoa Women’s rugby.

 

 

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